Productivity

7 psychological tricks to be more productive and organized at work

If you are one of those people who miss school days, then you will find out that part of missing it is missing how everything was organized and how you still had time for your activities even though you had assignments and projects. If you applied the idea of organizing on every aspect of your life especially work, you will notice a huge change in your productivity.

Organizing your work is one of the main keys that can give you an inner peace towards your job. Knowing what to do and when to do it will always make you calm and boost your energy.

Here are 7 tips that will help you to be organized at work.

 

1- Don’t Multitask

You have to put all your attention on one task; dividing your attention and focus will make you lose time and will make you less productive. Finishing one task at a time will consume less time than two tasks and it will be done the right way.

 

2- Spend Some Time on Your Email

Organize your email by sectioning it; you can dedicate sections to certain tasks so you can find any email you want quickly and start deleting the junk and spam emails.

 

3- It’s All About Organizing Your Brain and Thoughts

The first thing you have to make sure of doing when it comes to organizing your brain and thoughts is getting enough sleep! When you have a good sleep, this will help your mind to think straight and put a plan to organize your tasks.

If you feel that your thoughts are scattered and all over the place, try to calm yourself down and start organizing according to their priority.

 

4- Plan Your Day and Week

One of the things that will help you stay organized is planning how your working day will go. You should be aware of the tasks you will be doing and dedicate a certain amount of time for each task so you can finish them all on time and never postpone a task for the next day because you might get an urgent task.

Also, set a time for all your breaks and don’t exceed them.

You can plan day by day or you can create a weekly plan where you know how your week will go according to the tasks you have.

 

5- Applications Can Help

This is the right time to use your calendar application. Try downloading reminder applications to remind you of deadlines and even your tasks’ time. Also, you can use To-Do list applications to checkmark every time you finish a task. The more you checkmark a task, the more you will be encouraged to finish the rest.

 

6- Stop Procrastinating

Don’t spend too much time doing a task that could be done in minutes. You also have to avoid any distractions that you could face at work, this will mess up your schedule. Turn off your notification alert and ignore your social media accounts until you finish your work. All of these will waste your time and all of your planning will go to waste

 

7- Organize Your Work Space

Never work in a messy place! Organizing your desk and your workspace will help you organize your work and get everything done on time. Start dividing your desk so every item can be in its right place. Dedicate a space for your papers and space even for your decorations.

This will help you feel peace and stay organized at work.

 

What other tricks do you have in your pocket that help you stay organized?

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